Irish Free State


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Irish Free State

Irish Free State

n
(Placename) a former name (1921–37) for (the Republic of) Ireland1

Ire•land

(ˈaɪər lənd)

n.
1. Latin, Hibernia. an island of the British Isles, W of Great Britain, comprising Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. 32,375 sq. mi. (83,850 sq. km).
2. Republic of. Formerly, Irish Free State (1922–37), Eire (1937–49). a republic occupying most of the island of Ireland. 3,632,944; 27,137 sq. mi. (70,285 sq. km).Cap.: Dublin. Irish, Eire.
Ire′land•er, n.
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However, the best example is of course Northern Ireland, which for one day was technically part of the Irish free state until that prince of politicians, David Lloyd George, allowed them to opt out and return to the United Kingdom.
Commander of the Irish Free State Army Michael Collins was shot dead in Cork during the Irish Civil War.
The common travel area is a special travel zone between the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, which dates back to the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922.
The common travel area is a special zone combining the Republic of Ireland and the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, which dates back to the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922.
Clarke's stained glass and his illustrations for literary Dublin are set within the contexts of broader art movements Symbolism, the Pre-Raphaelites--and the emergence of the Irish Free State, which sought a new visual identity for the nation.
1937 - Constitution of Ireland is enacted and Irish free state is named Eire.
The Northern Irish Unionists will recall broken UK Irish border promises where they were the guiding light following the all Ireland vote for a an Irish free state in the 1920's.
1921: Irish independence was granted for the 26 southern states which became known as the Irish Free State. Six counties which formed Ulster (Northern Ireland) remained as part of the UK.
Christine pictured | 1921: Irish independence was granted for the 26 southern states which became known as the Irish Free State. Six counties which formed Ulster (Northern Ireland) remained as part of the UK.
Her quest for a socially radical republic led her to join with the so-called Irregulars against the nascent Irish Free State in 1922, but even in their counsels, she remained marginal because of her commitment to radical social transformation and her gender.
With the advent of the Irish Free State, foreign policy had to fight a battle against those in a frugal Department of Finance, who wished to curtail expenditure and needed to be educated as to the value of a foreign affairs mission.

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